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Gay Parents To Be® and Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation Will Co-Host Educational Event on LGBTQ+ Family Building Through IVF and Surrogacy on Saturday, February 9th

Gay Parents To Be® and Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation Will Co-Host Educational Event on LGBTQ+ Family Building Through IVF and Surrogacy on Saturday, February 9th Becoming a Dad: LGBTQ+ Family Building Through IVF and Surrogacy Will Explore Options to Fulfill Dreams of Parenthood for the LGBTQ+ Community

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ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2019

ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gay Parents To Be®, the leading international fertility program serving the LGBTQ+ community, offered through RMA of Connecticut and Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation, will team up to host an inspirational and educational event that will explore options to fulfilling dreams of parenthood for the LGBTQ+ community. The event, Becoming a Dad: LGBTQ+ Family Building Through IVF and Surrogacy, will be held on Saturday, February 9th from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown, 866 West Peachtree Street, NW in Atlanta, GA.

Experts from Gay Parents To Be® and Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation will be on hand to discuss everything you want to know about becoming a parent through IVF and surrogacy. In addition, attendees will gain insight into the emotional side of biological parenthood, and the journey into LGBTQ+ parenthood in today's world. Topics to be discussed include:

The IVF process
Genetic screening
The surrogacy process
Surrogacy contracts and insurance
IVF and surrogacy costs
Real life experiences from LGBTQ+ parents, surrogates and egg donors

"When my husband and I took our initial steps to bring our first child into the world, there was no destination for gay men to find information on biologically-related family-building," says Dr. Mark Leondires, founder of Gay Parents To Be®. "We are excited to co-host an event that serves as a comprehensive resource for, and is focused solely on the LGBTQ+ community."

Tickets are $25 for one attendee and a free guest. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Family Equality Council. Tickets can be purchased through this link. Only those individuals with a ticket – or those who are a guest of a ticket holder – will be admitted into the event. No tickets will be sold at the door. A happy hour meet and greet with the speakers from the day will take place following the session.

Dr. Mark P. Leondires, medical director of Gay Parents To Be®, will be scheduling complimentary consultations on Sunday, February 10th at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown for gay couples or single gay men who want to learn more about their family building options in Atlanta. At your free consultation you'll have the chance to chat one-on-one with Dr. Leondires and ask him your questions about the family building process. To request a consultation, please fill out the registration form.

For more information on Gay Parents To Be® visit,

About Gay Parents To Be®
Gay Parents To Be® is the leading international fertility program serving the LGBTQ community, offered through RMA of Connecticut. Our full-suite of fertility services was founded by Dr. Mark Leondires, a gay dad through surrogacy and egg donation, and leading advocate for the LGBTQ family-building community. Gay Parents To Be® is a single-source destination with a trusted partner network, including surrogacy and egg donation agencies and reproductive attorneys. RMA of Connecticut is the only East Coast IVF Clinic Designated as an LGBTQ Healthcare Leader by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) . Find us on Facebook and Instagram.

About RMA of Connecticut
RMA of Connecticut is a leader in fertility care, specializing in a range of infertility treatments. Our assisted reproductive technologies (ART) include intrauterine insemination (IUI), in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT). RMA of Connecticut is Fairfield County's largest fertility clinic and egg donation center. Through RMA of Connecticut's Integrated Fertility and Wellness Center, we offer nutrition counseling, individual and couples psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga, as well as financing and support services for our patients going through infertility treatment.

Our internationally recognized Gay Parents To Be® program at RMA of Connecticut specializes in LGBTQ family building. In 2017 and 2018, RMA of Connecticut was recognized as a Leader in Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

The RMA of Connecticut team includes lead physicians Drs. Mark P. Leondires, Spencer S. Richlin, Joshua M. Hurwitz, Cynthia M. Murdock, Shaun C. Williams, as well as fertility specialist, Dr. Ilana B. Ressler. All six physicians are Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists and are members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). Our team of doctors are named as Castle Connolly "Top Doctors" and are members of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). RMA of Connecticut's IVF laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and CLIA. Other accreditations include the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). RMA of Connecticut has offices in Danbury, Norwalk, Stamford, Trumbull and Poughkeepsie, New York. For more information visit or find us on Facebook.


SOURCE Gay Parents to Be

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Last Updated: 22-Jan-2019